Platycoryne crocea (Schweinf. ex Rchb. f.) Rolfe

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: crocea: saffron-coloured, yellow
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 331.

La Croix, I. et al. (1991). Orchids of Malawi A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam Page 102. (Includes a picture).


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Flora of Malawi: Platycoryne crocea
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African Plant Database: Platycoryne crocea
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Platycoryne crocea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Platycoryne crocea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Platycoryne crocea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Platycoryne crocea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Platycoryne crocea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Platycoryne crocea
Ispot Southern Africa : Platycoryne crocea
JSTOR Plant Science: Platycoryne crocea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Platycoryne crocea
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Platycoryne crocea
Tropicos: Platycoryne crocea
West African Plants database: Platycoryne crocea

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Platycoryne crocea., retrieved 28 June 2016

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